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Sachin Tendulkar, Salman Khan and others praise IAF operation across LoC


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Celebrities from the Indian film fraternity and cricketing world continue to celebrate the spirit and courage of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Many Indian celebrities including Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Vicky Kaushal, Varun Dhawan, Rajkummar Rao, Sidharth Malhotra, Hema Malini, Kriti Sanon, Bhumi Pednekar, Preity Zinta, Sachin Tendulkar and Shikhar Dhawan hailed IAF's multiple aerial strikes at terror launch pads at various places across LoC twelve days after the Pulwama terror attack.
The IAF managed to destroy control rooms of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and some other infrastructure.
Here's what some of the celebrities wrote:
Salman Khan expressed his respect for the IAF and wrote, "Respect @IAF_MCC Indian Air Force... Jai ho !!!"
Vicky Kaushal, who recently starred in 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', a film based on the 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes, wrote, "Salute to the #IndianAirForce and our Intelligence Department. #IndianStrikesBack . Jai Hind."
Varun Dhawan too took to Twitter and wrote, "Jai Hind. Jai Hind Ki Sena. Respect @IAF_MCC."
Rajkummar Rao saluted the IAF and wrote, "Saluting our #IndianAirForce for carrying out this strike against terror elements that pose a threat to our country and humanity. Jai hind! #IndiaStrikesBack."
Hema Malini took to Twitter to share a picture of India's flag and wrote, "What a fantastic & befitting reply to Pak's atrocities in Pulwama! Hats off to our marvelous IAF boys & our Air Chief who have retaliated with precision after meticulous planning with the PM, the NSA, Army Chief & senior ministers. Our martyrs have been avenged! Jai Hind!"
Karan Johar took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "May the force always be with the #IndianAirforce and our supreme Intelligence....JAI HIND."
Kriti Sanon too expressed her happiness and wrote, "Salute to the #IndianAirforce for striking the coward inhuman terrorists with such precision! It was high time we showed them that they cannot get away!! Jai Hind!! #IndiaStrikesBack."
Sachin Tendulkar also praised the IAF and wrote, "Our niceness should never be comprehended as our weakness. I salute the IAF, Jai Hind."
Shikhar Dhawan too tweeted, "Saluting the #IndianAirForce fighters for their valor, courage and timely action."
The strike took place around 3: 30 am using 12 Mirage 2,000 fighter jets. The aircraft dropped 1,000 kg laser-guided bombs on a major terror camp across the Line of Control, completely destroying it.

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 6:13 PM IST

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